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Table 4 Diseases with at least one species mentioned with 5 citations listed in order of its Informant Consensus Factor (FIC). In square brackets the number of citations of disease category (UR) and the FIC; Known to literature: + known, – not known, *indirectly related; Literature used: Neuwinger, Iwu, Latham and Konda ku Mbuta [11, 57, 58]

From: First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola

Disease Species UR L
measles [UR 10; FIC 0.78] Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis 8
(bloody) diarrhoea, dysentery [UR 115; FIC 0.61] Bridelia ferruginea 11 +
Hymenocardia acida 10 +
Psidium guajava 8 +
Combretum racemosum 6 +
Diplorhynchus condylocarpon 6 +
Elaeis guineensis 5 +
Lannea edulis 5 +
Syzygium guineense 5 +
skeletal deformation, scoliosis [UR 82; FIC 0.6] Aframomum alboviolaceum 8
Dialium englerianum 7
Hymenocardia acida 5
Oncoba welwitschii 5
Securidaca longipedunculata 5
anaemia [UR 39; FIC 0.58] Annona stenophylla subsp. cuneata 6
Ochna afzelii subsp. mechowiana 5 +
stomachache [UR 183; FIC 0.58] Senna occidentalis 16 +
Morinda morindoides 11 +
Morinda lucida 10 +
Sarcocephalus latifolius 10 +
Annona stenophylla subsp. cuneata 6 +
Rauvolfia vomitoria 6 +
Diplorhynchus condylocarpon 5 +
erectile dysfunction, impotence [UR 59; FIC 0.57] Mondia whitei 13 +
Thonningia sanguinea 9 *
injury, sprain [UR 40; FIC 0.56] Chromolaena odorata 7 +
hepatitis [UR 16; FIC 0.53] Erythrina abyssinica 5 +
skin infection, problems, leprosy, cicatrices [UR 79; FIC 0.5] Psorospermum febrifugum 11 +
Chaetocarpus africanus 5 +
parasitic worms (intestine) [UR 59; FIC 0.48] Morinda morindoides 8 +
Morinda lucida 6 +
fever, malaria [UR 53; FIC 0.48] Chromolaena odorata 8 *
Dysphania ambrosioides 7 +
toothache, caries [UR 44; FIC 0.47] Maprounea africana 7 +
heart problems, blood pressure [UR 18; FIC 0.47] Brillantaisia owariensis 5
respiratory diseases [UR 140; FIC 0.47] Dysphania ambrosioides 6 +
rheumatism, gout, pain [UR 124; FIC 0.47] Croton mubango 11 +
Securidaca longipedunculata 9 +
Vitex madiensis 6 +
headache, vertigo, weakness, fatigue [UR 101; FIC 0.45] Oncoba welwitschii 5 +
Vitex madiensis 5 +
eye parasites, eye problems [UR 36; FIC 0.4] Albizia adianthifolia 5 +
epilepsy, convulsion [UR 42; FIC 0.39] Costus afer 5 +
constipation, flatulence [UR 48; FIC 0.34] Maprounea africana 7 +